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Pam Paquin harvests the pelt of a fisher cat in Central Massachusetts, Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015. Paquin's source for fashion is either tres chic or will make you shriek: She creates muffs, wraps and scarves from road kill, "accidental fur," as Paquin puts it. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: By The Associated Press

1. DARK STORY BEHIND SEAFOOD SOLD IN AMERICA

HOLD FOR REVIEW - In this Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015 photo, female workers sort shrimp at a sea food market in Mahachai, Thailand. Shrimp is the most-loved seafood in the U.S., with Americans downing 1.3 billion pounds every year, or about 4 pounds per person. Once a luxury reserved for special occasions, it became cheaper when Asian farmers started growing it in ponds three decades ago. Thailand quickly dominated the market and now sends nearly half of its supply to the U.S. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)

HOLD FOR REVIEW – In this Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015 photo, female workers sort shrimp at a sea food market in Mahachai, Thailand. Shrimp is the most-loved seafood in the U.S., with Americans downing 1.3 billion pounds every year, or about 4 pounds per person. Once a luxury reserved for special occasions, it became cheaper when Asian farmers started growing it in ponds three decades ago. Thailand quickly dominated the market and now sends nearly half of its supply to the U.S. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)

Poor migrant workers and children are being sold to factories in Thailand and forced to peel shrimp that ends up in global supply chains, including those of Wal-Mart and Red Lobster, an AP investigation finds.

2. HOW OBAMA HOPES TO ALLAY TERRORISM CONCERNS

The president plans to meet with his National Security Council on Monday, then give a public update on the fight against Islamic State militants.

3. TRUMP BACKERS ARE BAFFLED BY CRITICISM OF HIS MUSLIM PROPOSAL

The candidate’s supporters see his plan as an entirely reasonable response to a clear and present threat.

4. FRENCH FAR RIGHT COLLAPSES IN REGIONAL ELECTIONS

A woman with a child casts her ballot for the second round in the regional election in Tulle, central France, Sunday, Dec. 13, 2015. Marine Le Pen's far-right National Front collapsed in French regional elections Sunday, failing to take a single region after dominating the first round of voting, pollsters projected. (AP Photo/Bob Edme)

A woman with a child casts her ballot for the second round in the regional election in Tulle, central France, Sunday, Dec. 13, 2015. Marine Le Pen’s far-right National Front collapsed in French regional elections Sunday, failing to take a single region after dominating the first round of voting, pollsters projected. (AP Photo/Bob Edme)

Marine Le Pen’s anti-immigration party fails to win a single region in the latest balloting, after dominating the first round of voting following the extremist attacks in Paris.

5. MAN SHOT BY LA DEPUTIES WAS REPORTEDLY HOLDING WEAPON

“When he collapsed, his arms were underneath him, and the gun was still in his hand,” says homicide Capt. Steven Katz, but questions remain as to why the police kept firing.

6. 5 MONTHS AFTER CHATTANOOGA, FEDS QUIET ON ANY TERROR LINKS

Labeling it a terror attack would make its victims eligible for the Purple Heart and entitle its survivors to additional payments and benefits.

7. WHERE MOST SEX OFFENDER PAROLEES ARE EXEMPT FROM BAN

In California, convicts previously banned from living near places where children congregate now face no restrictions after the state changed its policy in response to a court ruling, the AP learns.

8. CHINESE POLICE SCUFFLE WITH PROTESTERS AT TRIAL

Prominent rights lawyer Pu Zhiqiang is tried on charges of stirring ethnic hatred with commentaries posted online that were critical of the Communist Party.

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